Larry Fletcher

Some COVID-19 changes remain for July 4th celebrations

PORTAGE, WMTV – With the pandemic less of a concern this July 4 weekend, many celebrations like fireworks are returning to full capacity, but not all municipalities have reversed COVID-19 changes from from 2020. The Town of Portage canceled its holiday festival last year and moved the location of its …

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Tips for a Safe Celebration on July 4th

Ahhh, July 4th. Food, fireworks, fun… and a trip to the emergency room? As Americans gather with family and friends to celebrate Independence Day, thousands of them will end up in emergency rooms with injuries from fireworks, sparklers, barbecues and more. Kevin L. Taylor, MD, Medical Director of the Emergency …

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Norfolk man returns home after COVID-19 battle

Content of the article There are a lot of things Mike VanNetten will never understand or remember the 83 days he spent in hospital battling COVID-19. Content of the article And there are things the 45-year-old chicken farmer and father of four from Norfolk County will never forget. Coming out …

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Behind the Magic of Mackinac: Members of Magic

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (WLUC) – “It’s more than fudge, horses and tourism. There is a vibrant community here that is here year round, and it’s like a big family. Bailey Manninen did not intend to make Mackinac Island his home. She came to the island for a summer job and …

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Capri and Procida: the story of two islands

In this regard, he did not disappoint. The window of our modest Airbnb was decorated with a typewriter because it was supposedly where Elsa Morante, the great Italian author, wrote her 1957 novel, “The Island of Arturo”. “The Procidans are gruff, taciturn,” Morante observed, adding, “The arrival of a stranger …

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